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Inside Your County Government is a podcast that brings you an inside look at the people and events in and around county government that shape your Charles County.

Inside Your County Government is a podcast that brings you an inside look at the people and events in and around county government that shape your Charles County.

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Inside Your County Government is a podcast that brings you an inside look at the people and events in and around county government that shape your Charles County.

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English


Episodes

Family Preservation Services

4/22/2022
Tune in to hear Wanda Collins, the Administrator for Intake and Child Protective Services with the Charles County Department of Social Services, chat with Community Engagement Coordinator, Doria Fleisher, about a very important issue that is recognized during the month of April: National Child Abuse Prevention. Learn about what Department of Social Services does to protect and support our most vulnerable citizens and their families, and what citizens can do to prevent child abuse and...

Duration:00:27:55

Keeping Our Waterways Clean

3/18/2022
Learn what Charles County is doing, and what you can do, to protect our streams and river from pollution. This episode was written and produced entirely by Jeremy Boyden; College of Southern Maryland, Digital Media Intern. For more Information on Charles County's pollution abatement efforts, visit: Charles County Storm Water Management

Duration:00:15:22

AAHM Youth Leadership

2/24/2022
This third and final episode in the series, looks at our future by hearing the voices of three African American student leaders in Charles County Public Schools. Kai Fountain, Daylin Harrison, and Zinaida Morfaw talk about their experiences, their perspectives, and their hopes for what's to come. A special thank you to these amazing students for giving up time from their classes to participate in this interview and share their powerful voices. Also thank you to Shelley Mackey, Charles...

Duration:00:35:57

Black Leadership in Charles County: A Roundtable Discussion

2/23/2022
This virtual roundtable features African American leaders in Charles County as they share their journeys, reflections, and hopes for how the community comes together to recognize African American History-this month and beyond. African American Heritage House National Pan-Hellenic Council AAHM Youth Leadership Additional African American History Month podcast Black Leadership in Charles County: Roundtable Discussion AAHM: A Conversation

Duration:01:02:40

National Pan-Hellenic Council

2/16/2022
Tune in to hear Mr. Charles Johnson, President of the Southern Maryland Chapter of the National Pan-Hellenic Council, explain the important role that the “Divine Nine” plays in the African American community and beyond. To learn more about the National Pan-Hellenic Council, visit www.nphchq.com. You can also learn more about Black Greek organizations at www.blackgreek.com For information on the Southern Maryland Chapter of the NPHC, check out their Facebook group at So Md National...

Duration:00:31:48

African American Heritage House

2/8/2022
Hear from Dorothea Smith, President of the Charles County African American Heritage Society Incorporated, as she reflects on the background of the Heritage Society and the Heritage House, as well as her years as an advocate and educator. A special thank you to Cathy Thompson, Charles County Government’s Planning and Growth Management Planning Supervisor, for arranging this interview. If you are interested in finding out more about Charles County’s African American History-how you can...

Duration:00:35:23

AAHM: A Conversation

2/2/2022
Tune in to hear Community Engagement Coordinator, Doria Fleisher, and Chief Equity Officer, Renesha Miles discuss African American History Month, and share how and why Charles County is recognizing and celebrating this year. The history of African American History Month was taken from The History Channel’s website, www.history.com African American History Month: A Reflection and Celebration on Charles County’s Past, Present, and Future: Join Charles County Government as we recognize...

Duration:00:21:59

The Gift of Information: Keeping Children Safe with CCPS

12/20/2021
In this final episode of the series, Community Engagement Coordinator and Host, Doria Fleisher talks with Charmaine Thompson, Charles County Public Schools Chief of Information Technology on how parents and community leaders can keep our youngest citizens safe online. See Something, Say Something (CCPS) Protecting Kids Online (FTC) FBI Kids and Safe Online Surfing Keeping Children Safe Online (DOJ)

Duration:00:23:48

The Gift of Information: Scams and Fraud with CCSO

12/13/2021
In this episode, Community Engagement Coordinator and Host, Doria Fleisher talks with Charles County Sheriffs Office’s Sgt. Mike Smith on how to avoid becoming a victim of online and phone financial crimes. This episode is the second in a three part series, “The Gift of Information”. For more information, and to request that this information be shared at a community event you are hosting, please contact the CCSO Community Organizer at 301-932-3080.

Duration:00:23:05

The Gift of Information: Quality Information

12/9/2021
In this episode, Community Engagement Coordinator and Host, Doria Fleisher talks with Jennifer Harris, Charles County’s Chief of Media Services and Public Information Officer, about how to identify, avoid, and respond to health misinformation online. This episode is the first in a three part series, “The Gift of Information”. Link mentioned in the episode. Health Misinformation ChecklistCharles County Health DepartmentMaryland Department of HealthCenters for Disease Control and Prevention...

Duration:00:28:14

Commission for Women: Breast Health

12/2/2021
This episode is part of our continuing collaboration with the Charles County Commission for Women. Commission member Yonelle Moore-Lee has an in-depth and candid discussion about breast cancer and breast health with Dr. Regina Hampton. This episode was recorded remotely.

Duration:00:28:00

CCPS Superintendent Dr. Maria Navarro

11/19/2021
Meet our new public schools Superintendent, Dr. Maria Navarro. In this episode, Doria Fleisher, Host and Community Engagement Coordinator, talks with Dr. Maria Navarro, Superintendent for Charles County Public Schools.

Duration:00:29:50

COVID Vaccination Update: 11/04/2021

11/5/2021
Our Host, Doria Fliesher, Community Engagement Coordinator, talks with Dr. Dianna Abney, Health Officer for Charles County about vaccinations and COVID in our community. CharlesCountyCOVID.orgMarylandVAX.orgCharles County GovernmentCOVID Call Center: (301)609-6717 or 6777 • Mon - Fri 8 AM-5PM

Duration:00:17:45

Community Engagement with the Charles County Sheriff's Office

10/6/2021
Community Engagement Coordinator and Host, Doria Fleisher talks with Sergeant Juan Morales, Charles County Sheriff's Office, about community engagement.

Duration:00:07:24

COVID Vaccination Update 09/16/2021

9/16/2021
Our Host and Community Engagement Coordinator, Doria Fleisher, talks with Charles County's Health Officer, Dr. Dianna E. Abney, MD and William Grimes, Vice-President Charles Regional Medical Center about COVID, vaccines, and how the virus continues to impact our County. For more information visit CharlesCountyCOVID.org

Duration:00:19:06

Nonprofit Institute - College of Southern Maryland

6/24/2021
This episode is part of our continuing series with the College of Southern Maryland highlighting their efforts in our community. We take a look inside CSM's Nonprofit Institute and talk with are Cara Fogarty, CSM’s Nonprofit Institute, Lyndee Waldbauer, Marketing and Communications Coordinator with Arc Southern Maryland, and Patty Stine, Executive Director, Pure Play Every Day, Inc. The Nonprofit Institute serves as Southern Maryland's premier source of nonprofit professional development...

Duration:00:23:43

COVID Vaccination Update 05/14/2021

5/14/2021
** This Update was produced prior to Governor Hogan's announcement on Friday, May 14, 2021, on mask requirements. We advise all to follow local guidance and exercise patience as we transition into another phase of this pandemic. ** Chief of Media, Jennifer Harris talks with Dianna E. Abney, M.D., Health Officer, Charles County Department of Health about vaccinations and the potential changes as more people become vaccinated. COVIDVax.maryland.gov Charles Co. Health Department COVID...

Duration:00:15:24

NCN Broadband Build Out

4/28/2021
We're talking about the NCN Broadband project. A public-private partnership between Charles County Government and ThinkBig Networks to bring broadband to the Nanjemoy and Cobb Neck areas of the County. The build-out is under way and joining us today to talk about that build-out are: Mark WagnerDee Anna SobczakMatt JacobsonThinkBig Networks - Charles County (ThinkBigNets.com) NCN Broadband Project - Charles County Government NCN Broadband Interactive Build-out Map Previous Broadband...

Duration:00:25:21

Commission for Women: Parenting During the Pandemic

3/30/2021
This episode is part of a special series we are introducing with the Charles County Commission for Women. Charles County Commission for Women member Bria Greenfield and special guest: Raven Haydon discuss their experiences parenting for a full year in a pandemic. They also share some tips for other care givers. Charles County Meal Distribution Sites Charles County Commission for Women

Duration:00:22:12

COVID Vaccination Update 03/25/21

3/25/2021
Chief of Media, Jennifer Harris talks with Amber Starn, Epidemiologist, Charles County Department of Health about vaccinations, testing, and what you can do to stay healthy. Charles County Health Department GoVAX Maryland Charles County Government 24/hour COVID Call Center 301-609-6710 Staffed Call Center for Vaccination Pre-Registration 301-609-6717 (M-F 8:00-5:00, S-Su 10:00 - 3:00)

Duration:00:17:25